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Household, education levels, insurance factor in vaccine rate, says study

Nationwide, people of color have been contracting and dying from COVID-19 at higher rates than white people throughout the pandemic. As the country enters...
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‘Get a shot and have a beer’: Biden touts free brew, sports tickets and...

WASHINGTON--Free child care during COVID-19 vaccine appointments. Late-night appointment slots on Fridays. And free beer for everybody over 21 if President Joe Biden’s vaccination goal...

Pop-up clinics aim to boost vaccinations in underserved communities

Latino COVID-19 vaccination rates in Southern Nevada are still lagging those for white residents months into the rollout, and now community organizations are pushing...

Masks off: The nuance behind the CDC’s controversial decision

In other times, a “masks off” announcement might have been celebrated. Instead, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention stepped straight into controversy. The confusion...
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After CDC says vaxxed can (mostly) ditch masks, NV businesses told it’s up to...

Following the CDC’s guidance that fully vaccinated people needn't wear masks in most indoors situations, Nevada officials declared that mask requirements in casinos and...
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FDA green lights Pfizer vaccine for kids 12-15, with CDC still to act

WASHINGTON - The U.S. Food and Drug Administration on Monday signed off on expanding the use of Pfizer’s COVID-19 vaccine to children ages 12...
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Sisolak: Recovery depends on ‘one shot at a time’

“This is an incredible, beautiful facility,” Nevada Gov. Steve Sisolak said Thursday afternoon as he stood in the massive Mandalay Bay Convention Center, the...
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State to resume use of J&J vaccine following federal recommendation

A federal advisory panel on Friday recommended that states return to using the COVID-19 Janssen vaccine from Johnson & Johnson, but also hand out...
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Biden calls for paid time off for vaccinations as U.S. hits 200 million goal

WASHINGTON - Federal and state officials now face trying to reach Americans unable or unwilling to get the COVID-19 vaccine, after meeting President Joe...

Sisolak questions prison officials on ‘extremely low’ inmate vaccinations

Less than 10 percent of nearly 11,000 inmates in the Nevada Department of Corrections are fully vaccinated, officials told Gov. Steve Sisolak Tuesday at...

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